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New Zealanders at No 1 Staging camp in Italy, for soldiers taking leave to the United Kingdom - Photograph taken by Mr J Murphy, [Oct 1945]

Reference Number: DA-08474-F

A group of New Zealanders on the front steps of the No 1 Staging Camp in Forte dei Marmi, Italy, for New Zealanders bound for the United Kingdom on leave. The soldiers are wearing civvies and standing under an arched entrance way, at the top of which is hung a sign that reads: "N Z Staging Camp, Forte Dei Marmi", with a silver fern emblem. The number on the wall of the hostel is 26. Photograph taken in Oct 1945, by Mr J Murphy.

Key terms:
1 image, related to J Murphy, Italy, New Zealand - Armed forces - Leaves and furloughs, World War, 1939-1945 - Military facilities, World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, New Zealand - Italy and Tourist camps, hostels, etc. - Italy.

Part of:
World War 1939-1945 official negatives - DA Series, Reference Number PAColl-4161-08 (1313 digitised items)
New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency, Reference Number PAColl-4161 (2071 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative. Vertical imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War II. Italy. 1945(PFP-029935)

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